More communities ask for expanded bus service
RINGWOOD – The village of Ringwood is the latest in a series of communities and townships to volunteer for an expanded bus service.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Literacy Connection needs more volunteers to reduce waiting list
Consider becoming a literacy tutor. The Literacy Connection needs volunteers to help some of the 148 adults still on the waiting list.
Learn how to protect the environment at Green Drinks event
Attend the Green Drinks McHenry County anniversary program to learn about local efforts to restore the landscape, bring back endangered species and improve the quality of life, such as Algonquin's Gaslight Park Bird and Butterfly Sanctuary, which won a conservation award in 2012 from Chicago Wilderness and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Algonquin Bypass opening delayed
ALGONQUIN – The goal of having the Route 31 Western Bypass open by Labor Day won't happen, an Illinois Department of Transportation spokesman said.
Algonquin planning Harvest Hustle 5K Run/Walk
The race will feature a professionally timed 3.2 mile run and a 1.5 mile walk course throughout the downtown area, according to a news release.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
New Book Written by Father John Bartunek, L.C., S.Th.D.
Catholic Word announces a new book published by Ministry23 Contact: Catholic Word , 608-350-1145, email@example.com ALGONQUIN, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- Ministry23, publisher of A Guide to Christian Meditation - How to Engage More Deeply in Personal Prayer , is proud to announce a new book written by best-selling author and ... (more)
Animal foundation plans an Algonquin location
The Creme de la Creme Animal Foundation would operate in an existing vacant 1,150-square-foot building at 1325 S. Main St. The building was constructed as a house, but has been used a home and a business location, according to village documents.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Algonquin man arrested on heroin-related charges
ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin man was recently arrested after two grams of heroin were recovered from the vehicle he was driving, McHenry County Sheriff's police said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Need for skilled workers still prevalent
Adam Hoambrecker, 29, of West Dundee, makes a shim die that will be used inside of the Algonquin business Kenmode Tool and Engineering.
Bubs Subs owner serving up hot dogs at Chicago Grill
For Dominick Pulli, the hot dogs at Gene and Jude's in River Grove were always the epitome of a Chicago-style hot dog.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Reed sentenced to 25 years on sex charges
WOODSTOCK – Thomas Reed, a man convicted of raping his former girlfriend's young daughter, admitted to a sex evaluator that he still fantasized about the girl and other criminal sex acts that mirror his conviction, prosecutors said.
Algonquin Western Bypass scheduled to open next week
ALGONQUIN – Workers tested traffic signals Wednesday to make sure they function properly.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
McHenry County unemployment rate hits 5.7 percent
CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 5.7 percent in July, a record low since the Great Recession, according to preliminary figures from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Cary applies for road dollars
CARY – Village Board members approved applying for federal transportation dollars through the McHenry Council of Mayors for three potential road projects.
Cost of public education on the rise in McHenry County
Students wait outside Westfield Community School in Algonquin on Aug. 13 before the doors opened on the first day of school.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Stratton Lock and Dam getting $16 million renovation
The Stratton Lock and Dam in McHenry will receive a $16.7 million facelift that officials say should significantly cut the time boaters wait to travel between the upper Fox River and Chain O' Lakes and the lower river in Algonquin.
Algonquin prepares to switch trash collection
ALGONQUIN – The village's trash collection service provider is set to change on Sept.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Democratic congressional candidate speaking in Harvard
HARVARD – Democratic congressional candidate Dennis Anderson is stopping by Harvard on Tuesday evening to hear what is on local voters' minds.
Sanders says hea s ready to lead District U-46
After seven years serving as second in command, Tony Sanders says he is ready to take the helm at Elgin Area School District U-46.
Alongquin Police seek information on missing autistic man
ALGONQUIN – A 27-year-old white, autistic man is missing, and the Algonquin Police Department is calling upon the community to help locate him, according to a recent Nixle alert.